Jane’s Walk Ottawa-Gatineau, May 6-8

Citizen-led walking tours towards community-based city building. Jane’s Walk is a movement of free, citizen-led walking tours... Read More

BOOK REVIEW: Thomas Fuller: Architect for a Nation

Thomas Fuller: Architect for a Nation by Dorothy Mindenhall Lakehill Books, 2015. 158 pages, 92 illustrations, $45.00 Thomas Fuller... Read More

Book Review – Vancouver Vanishes: Narratives of Demolition and Revival

“Since 2005, nearly 9,000 demo permits for residential buildings have been issued in Vancouver. An average of three houses a day are... Read More

Videos from the 2016 UBC Urban Design Forum

On March 10 and 11, 2016, the UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA) and The School of Community and Regional... Read More

Book Review—Casting Architecture: Ventilation Blocks

Author: Florian Schatz (ORO Editions, 2014) Every once and a while a book reaches me that seems to be simple and short, but often... Read More

Kengo Kuma Speaks

As the third in the Gesamtkunstwerk lecture series produced by Westbank, and with the support of the UBC School of Architecture and... Read More

UrbSanity: Kiwi consultation lessons

Now that we are a couple months removed from the public presentations and consultation process for the redevelopment of Lebreton Flats... Read More

Vancouver’s “Familiar” Housing Styles: 1950s on

During the mid-century decades in Vancouver home building increased as higher levels of immigration created a need for housing... Read More

Book Review: Scaling Infrastructure

Author: MIT Center for Advanced Urbanism (Princeton Architectural Press, 2016) The MIT Center for Advanced Urbanism (CAU) holds a... Read More

Towers in Communities: How High is Too High?

My Vancouver eastside neighbourhood of Commercial Drive was featured in the media recently for opposing another “high-rise” tower... Read More